GRE vocab practice 1

Can you name the GRE words based on the definitions given?

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flashy; gaudy
fleeting; passing quickly; brief
recklessly wasteful; extravagant (lavish)
to stun, baffle, or amaze
to illegally use or reproduce
culled from many sources (varied)
a situation that is difficult to get out of
to grow to increase swiftly and abundantly
out of place in terms of historical or chronological context
to incite; to rouse (instigate)
to delight or entertain (amuse)
disparaging or descriptive word or phrase (slur)
pompous speech or expression
to provide support (reinforce)
biting; severe (harsh)
a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony
causing laugher; laughable
marked with spots or blotches; impure (stained)
loud; noisy; lacking restraint (raucous)
diametrically opposed; as in antithesis
excessively wasteful; recklessly extravagant
to increase in intensity, power, or prestige
typical or standard specimen; model
causing delay (dallying)
about to happen (impending)
an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness
greatly emotional or zealous (ardent)
to cut off abruptly (shorten)
one with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge
belligerent; warlike (hostile)
stubborn; hardheaded (uncompromising)
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
lazy; listless (lethargic)
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
a rude or insensitive person
an illusion; originally, an imaginary fire-breathing monster
to throw overboard (discard)
strength of spirit; courage
having no interest or concern; showing no bias or prejudice (disinterested)
unfortunate; inappropriate
capable of being set right; correctable
baffled; at a loss for what to say or do (bewildered)
having sound judgment; perceptive (wise)
immunity from punishment or penalty

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